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Volume 26, Number 2—February 2020

Porcine Deltacoronavirus Infection and Transmission in Poultry, United States1

Patricia A. Boley, Moyasar A. Alhamo, Geoffrey Lossie, Kush Kumar Yadav, Marcia Vasquez-Lee, Linda J. Saif, and Scott P. KenneyComments to Author 
Author affiliations: The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio, USA (P.A. Boley, M.A. Alhamo, K.K. Yadav, M. Vasquez-Lee, L.J. Saif, S.P. Kenney); The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA (G. Lossie)

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Table 2

Effect of porcine deltacoronavirus on villus height:crypt depth ratios of ileum or jejunum in experimental chicks*

Uninfected, n = 6
Infected, n = 6
Sentinel, n = 5
Villous height 370 353 547
Crypt depth 64 84 94
Ratio of villous height to crypt depth 6.15 4.26 5.87

*Values are expressed in millimeters and represent the average of <10 measurements/bird at 14 d postinoculation with porcine deltacoronavirus. Bold text indicates statistically significant difference, p = 0.04.

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1Preliminary results of this study were presented at the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, December 1–4, 2018, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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